Networking equipment maker Cisco has completed its acquisition of Ubiquisys for US$310m in cash and retention-based incentives.
Business 25.May.2013 08:00
Internet giant Yahoo! has bought another company, just days after acquiring blogging platform Tumblr for US$1.1bn.
Business 24.May.2013 17:30
Cyclists in Ireland, Germany, France, Poland, Luxembourg and Liechtenstein will be delighted to learn they will finally be able to get biking directions on Google Maps from today.
New Media 24.May.2013 16:59
Chip giant Intel has renewed a three-year contract with the Cork-based Tyndall Institute worth around €1.5m. The relationship, described by Intel as unique in the world, sees the microprocessor manufacturer collaborate with Tyndall on R&D, as well as access a pipeline of skilled graduates.
Innovation 24.May.2013 16:34
The Marine Institute in Galway was today the setting for the signing of an agreement between the EU, the US and Canada to pave the way for collaborative scientific and observational research into the Atlantic Ocean.
Innovation 24.May.2013 15:03
During the Open Innovation 2.0 conference this week, a two-day public event was hosted in Dublin’s Mansion House to showcase the exciting and innovative new technologies that could be implemented to enhance our daily lives in the future.
Digital Life 24.May.2013 15:02
Sean Kelly, Fine Gael MEP for Ireland South, has been selected to receive the prestigious IAB Europe Award for Leadership and Excellence for his approach to dealing with privacy concerns over shortcomings in the European Commission’s data protection proposal.
Strategy 24.May.2013 15:01
George Moore, an Irishman who was one of the founding fathers of the decision analytics industry and who foresaw the rise of cloud computing and big data, has died.
Business 24.May.2013 14:30
Google is to acquire Makani Power, a US company that is developing an airborne wind turbine that is mounted on a tethered wing and can fly to higher altitudes where the wind is stronger. The company will become part of Google X – the search giant’s secretive research lab.
Clean Tech 24.May.2013 12:38
Three-dimensional (3D) printed food would end worldwide hunger, cut waste, feed soldiers in battle, and provide astronauts in orbit with a more varied diet. The concept has sparked the interest of US space agency NASA so much so that it is investing US$125,000 for Systems and Materials Research Corporation to build a prototype system.
Innovation 24.May.2013 10:37
Dublin-headquartered customer communications technology company VoiceSage is to invest more than €1m in a new R&D programme, having secured support from Enterprise Ireland. The company expects to create 10 new technical and engineering jobs over the next 24 months in its Dublin office.
Careers 24.May.2013 08:50
Technology consulting firm Accenture has wrapped up its acquisition of Fjord, a London-based global service design consultancy, for an undisclosed sum.
Business 24.May.2013 08:00
Dublin will be the setting for a second Climate Gathering this June to bring together representatives from the worlds of technology, business, politics and culture to share ideas about how to build the clean economy. The organisers are now issuing a call for other thought leaders to participate in this workshop.
Clean Tech 24.May.2013 07:30
An Irish start-up called Zband which makes Android and Windows Phone compatible wristband devices that serve as a silent alarm has exported the gadget to 30 countries within the past four months.
Start-ups 24.May.2013 07:15
A music website developed by teenage coder Catrina Carrigan at CoderDojo in Dublin City University (DCU) is to be used in computing education in the UK.
Innovation 24.May.2013 07:00